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Maine Department of Health and Human Services Commissioner Mary Mayhew speaks during a press conference in Bangor.

‘We won’t be able to buy food’: Immigrants fight LePage’s proposed aid cuts

AUGUSTA | The Legislature’s budget-writing committee on Tuesday heard from scores of people opposed to Gov. Paul LePage’s proposal to eliminate welfare programs that …
Peggy Leonard's vehicle was wedged between 2 semis in the 40-vehicle pileup on Interstate 95 on Feb. 25.

Speed led to 75-car pileup on I-95, speed limit sign recordings show

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CARMEL | Most drivers in the area were traveling at least 10 mph over the posted 45-mph speed limit around the time of a …
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Emily Cain addresses her supporters while waiting for election results at the Hilton Garden Inn in Bangor on Nov. 4, 2014.

Why Emily Cain announced another congressional bid so early

AUGUSTA | On Tuesday, Emily Cain made it official: Her aspirations to serve in Congress did not end in November with her loss to …

Penobscot fire chief facing sex charges

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The chief of the local fire department is facing charges he engaged …

Route 2 reduced to one lane due to Etna structure fire

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Motorists are being asked to avoid Route 2 in Etna, which is …

Rockport dentist repays nearly $500,000 for improper billing

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A Rockport dentist who the federal government claimed improperly billed MaineCare has …

Secretary of state’s office says to beware the Maine Council for Corporations

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PORTLAND | The Maine Secretary of State’s Office has issued a warning to businesses …

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